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Bruce Lee and I (1973)

Qi lin zhang (original title)
Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.

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Little Unicorn ...
Ah-Lung (as Chi-Lun Hsiao)
Tina Chin-Fei ...
Hung Mei
Yasuaki Kurata ...
Sun
Hoi Mang ...
Hsiao-Hu (Guest star)
Mars ...
Stuttering Boy
Di Chin ...
Stuttering Wong
Wen Chung Ku ...
Patriarch of Street Performers
Chui Meng ...
Stuttering Wong's Dream
Ti Tang ...
Cripple Wu
Wen Lai ...
Hsiao-Hu's Mother
Feng Erh ...
Villager
Alan Chung San Chui ...
Member of Street Troupe
Han Jae Ji ...
Chi Han Kuang
Wen Tai Li ...
Bandit
Ging Man Fung ...
Limping Man
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Unicorn travels to a village troubled by gangsters in search of revenge for the murder of his parents years before. The task is made more complicated when he befriends a middle-aged woman and her son who begin to admire and depend on him.

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In 1972, Bruce Lee's star was rising faster than anybody could have imagined. In the midst of all this, Unicorn Chan, Lee's long time friend and confidant was offered a leading role. Lee offered assistance to the man who helped him get back into the Hong Kong film business. The result was "Fist of Unicorn", the only film outside his own that Bruce Lee would action-direct and help promote. Apart from Unicorn, they are many co-stars from the Lee's films also.in this film. See more »

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Just watch the movie and enjoy
22 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The title of the movie is "Fist of Unicorn" or better "Unicorn Palm" as on the copy I have. This movie never had anything to do with Bruce Lee and Bruce Lee had nothing to do with it and certainly is not in it. How the movie came to be associated with Bruce Lee no one knows the truth and no one needs to know. There is no association is the truth. So just watch the movie and enjoy it. It is as good as any and better than most martial arts movies made in 1973. There is a story in between the fights. The characters have at least the one required dimension and sometimes more. The fights are good. Each fight is appropriate for the reason behind the fight. There is a genuine effort for realism and minimal wires and trampolines. The lead Little Unicorn is not leading man material but he is an excellent stunt man. You get to see the real deal - Wang In Shik - in one of his few roles. He is still teaching hapkido today. Mars has a role and Jackie Chan is there but don't blink or you will miss him. Definitely worth two beers and 90 minutes of your valuable ass scratching time.


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